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up, concern over president hugo chavez's health. he has a severe lung infection in three weeks after cancer surgery. and a present in afghanistan, a dramatic transformation of one of afghanistan's most notorious and jails. prison in afghanistan. hello. thanks for joining us. another scene of devastation in syria. a car bomb exploded at a petrol station in the capital damascus, killing at least nine people and wounding many more. state media said the bomb targeted cars that were lined up to get patrol and they say the attack was carried out by what they call terrorists. opposition activists are preferring to blame the government. the blast took place in a northern district of the capital. jon donnison has this report. >> this is all that was left of the petrol station after what is thought to have been a car bomb attack. it is likely drivers would have been lining up for fuel, which is in desperately short supply. the neighborhood is said to have strong government support for members of president assad's sect. state television blamed rebel fighters, calling them terrorists. but the op
's stability is at risk because of the president's absence. hugo chavez has been in cuba since early december for cancer treatment. church leaders support the opposition view that the presidential inauguration must take place on january 10 or the constitution will be violated. >> it is clear in the text of the constitution that on the 10th of january, the term of the current president expires and a new one begins, for which hugo chavez was reelected. the october elections last year would've been pointless if a new government term was not voted on. the goal of this conference is not to intervene publicly in the interpretation of the constitution, but in this case the common welfare of the country and the defense of ethics is at risk. to manipulate the constitution to reach a political objective is morally unacceptable. >> it's been a for your weeks since the president was last seen in venezuela. his presence can still be felt on the streets of the capital caracas. >> for these people, street art is a way to get a political message out. that's why these days they want this to be present on ever
ireland. >> still ahead on al jazeera, a show of support for hugo chavez. he is reelected to lead the national assembly. >> most of what was in stock is now destroyed. >> farmers have damaged crops and mounting debt in sri lanka. >> welcome back. if you have travel plans toward turkey, it will be extremely snowy the next several days. look at all the white encompassing most of turkey. that will be snow. especially to the north, we expect to see a mid-40's centimeters of snow falling in the next two days. that will cause trouble the latest -- that will cause trouble -- that will cause travel delays. the rain in london is at bay. paris will have more sunshine. the temperature in london will be nine degrees. along the northern coast of egypt, we saw rain pushing through the last couple days. it is going to the east. israel has seen over 80 millimeters of rain in 24 hours. the rain will continue. we're talking about parts of lebanon and syria seeing heavy rain. snow be a problem in the higher elevations. benghazi, 18 degrees. tripoli, 17 degrees. i want to take youthursday at 9. >> th
for a political crisis after the country's parliament voted to postpone hugo chavez's nomination -- inauguration. he is recovering from cancer surgery. more from caracas. >> the confirmation came. the president of the legislative body read a letter by vice- president maduro, saying based on the recommendation of his medical team, hugo chavez will not be able to attend his inauguration thursday. >> because of this, we invoke article 231 of the constitution of the as well as -- venezuela. thank you in -- at a time for the attention you pay to this community. long live chavez. >> people and places like this one are not giving up on chavez, but there is a growing resignation they may not see him back for a while. that is precisely the wary of those who uphold -- oppose the government. they claim they authorities are not telling the people the whole truth about the president's health. there will be no inauguration on thursday, but the government has called on chavis' supporters to rally next to the presidential palace. and officials insist the chavez swearing in can be delayed after the president has
president hugo chavez missed his own inauguration due to his help. he remains in cuba for more surgery for cancer. it is not yet known when he will be fit enough to head back home. venezuela's supreme court ruled the inauguration can take place at a later date, much to the annoyance of the opposition. let's speak to an author and historian who knows hugo chavez well and has and the view him on many occasions. has a president ever before in venezuela missed his own inauguration? >> it is totally new territory. >> he is seriously ill. some commentators suggest he is gravely ill and might never return to venezuela. is it legally allowed, according to the constitution? is it acceptable in terms of telehealth? >> yes, the constitution itself says and absolutely nothing about the time in which the president is inaugurated at the elections -- they took place last october. the inauguration was supposed to be today. i would imagine for a month or so after that, everybody would be perfectly happy. he is still president. just not in conditions to be president. >> the election he one by 11 points
. so will lance armstrong, is this the plan? >>> plus, the political future of hugo chavez on the brink. >>> and in one county, police don't have enough ammunition because of a run on bullets. one distributor says, he has never seen it so bad. >>> good to see you here. i'm brooke baldwin. beating the president to the punch, new york's governor is getting ready to propose sweeping gun control laws. here he is, andrew cuomo, governor of new york, waiting for him, i should say, that wasn't him there, using the state of the state address to push for, supporters say, some of the toughest gun restrictions in the whole country. so here's just some of what we're anticipating the governor to announce. this is according to reporting this morning from the wall street journal. he is expected to require gun owners to relicense every five years to broaden the definition of what falls under the state's current ban and to increase penalties for crimes committed with illegal weapons. it has been nearly one month since that school massacre in newtown, connecticut. the president's task force in reaction t
. relief many say is long overdue. >>> turn for the worst, venezuelan officials admit hugo chavez is battling respiratory failure, now calling their leader's status severe. >>> and trapped on thin ice. two teenagers stuck in the middle of a frozen life, clinging to a dead tree for hours. their dramatic rescue just ahead. >>> wow. good morning. welcome to "early start." we're happy you're with us. i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm christine romans. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. >> we begin this morning with a snowy mess in west texas. conditions are so bad that large portions of interstate 10 between el paso and ft. stockton were closed overnight. do they really get a lot of snow? they've gotten record snow in that area. >> you're absolutely right. it was really the spaghetti bowl on i-10. the biggest problem where were the icy bridges and overpasses. that's what closed portions of the road. those roads have since been reopened. now, el paso picked up 2.9 inches. believe it or not, it's not out of the question to get snow in el paso. average snow for the year is 4.8. last year they got 3.
decided to postpone the inauguration of ailing president hugo chavez. the president had surgery last month for recurrence of cancer. officials say a respiratory infection will keep him hospitalized for some time. vice president maduro says chavez can be sworn in by a later date by the supreme court. january 10th is the deadline. chavez has appeals to venezuelan to back maduro as successor if he cannot continue as president and a new election is called. >>> prime minister shinno abe has -- the council on economic and fiscal policy is one of his two key pillars of his economic plan, along with a new task force to revive the economy. he chaired the first session of the council which reopened on wednesday after over three years of suspension. the financial minister, and bank of japan governor and four specialists from the private sector also took part. >> translator: in this panel we will discuss key policy matters to revitalize the japanese economy. i hope the members will draw up an outline of the government's economic and fiscal policies by the middle of this year. >>> as a first step to re
presidential inauguration. we'll talk about what could be a power vacuum in venezuela if hugo chavez remains too sick to leave. wrap. ive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i switched to progressive. the better i drive, the more i save. i wish our company had something this cool. you're not filming this, are you? aw! camera shy. snapshot from progressive. test-drive snapshot before you switch. visit progressive.com today. >>> after just talking to you about vice president joe biden talking to the media about guns, we've learned this. there's been a school shooting at taft high school in -- that's in taft, california. and this is according to our affiliate kero. the shooting happened this morning around 9:00 a.m. local time we're told. according to reports, at least two people were shot. the shooter is in custody, and parents are picking up their kids at the school's football field. just repeating, taft high school in taft, california, a shag around 9:00 a.m. -- a shooting around 9:00 a.m. loca
happens if hugo chavez and no longer lead. ear, huh? i'm not juice or fancy water. i've got nine grams of protein. that's three times more than me! [ female announcer ] ensure clear. nine grams protein. zero fat. in blueberry/pomegranate and peach. >>> welcome back, everyone. believe it or not, slavery still exists, very much so. it's here in the united states. and very much in existence around the world. christian students met in atlanta to push a global movement to end it. jim clancy tells us about their cause. >> reporter: more than 60,000 young christians from around the country and around the world held candles aloft in the frosty air. their own faces shined back at them from a massive cube set up outside the georgia dome. faces of those who have pledged to light up the world and put an end to human trafficking in their lifetimes. >> slavery is trapped in dark places all over the world. it's trapped here in atlanta. in the shadows. it's in the shadows in mumbai india. it's in the shadows in cam bode yo. it's in the shadows around the world in brothels and factories. 60,000 student
, the latest from venezuela on president hugo chavez. we should get new information about his health in the next few days. >>> yards from the border with turkey, thousands of refugees are bracing for a cold and unforgiving winter. they have to pump byrne the trash to stay warm. as nick paint walsh found out, some children are digging out their own bomb shelter. >> reporter: they fled this far, almost to safety in turkey, but still they dig. to these boys dragged fast into manhood, it's not really a game. it's an air raid shelter. we make it so if the jets come and bomb us, he says, we put children here to hide them. but of course, we will make it much bigger for 20 to 30 people. the holes are so they can see outside when the bombs come, although they have already seen so much. we were sitting suddenly and the rocket comes, making this noise, he says, a big explosion, an artillery shell. here, 8,000 of them fled everything they had, hoping for something, but finding the new free syria could give them little. 100 yards from turkey, they are not allowed into its bustling camps. of cours
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.s. state department is wishing president hugo chavez a quote, speedy recovery from his latest bought with cancer. he has been in poor health since undergoing cancer surgery in cuba last month. >>> iraq's oil crisis intensifying. kurdistan is exporting crude to global markets through turkey without permission from iraq's central government. officials in baghdad called the exports illegal. an oil payment dispute broke out between the two governments in december. >>> mastercard said its u.s. gasoline demand slipped to the lowest level since it began tracking data in july of 2004. that is so interesting. drivers purchased $7.82 million barrels of gas last week, down nearly 3% year-over-year. are we carpooling? is the economy bad? all questions. >>> all right. going, going, gone. super bowl tv ad slots are sold out!, sold out, selling for a record $4 million a pop. what should companies do to make sure their commercials aren't a total bust? a top marketing expert gives us his insight next. >>> plus florida prepares for a huge python hunting contest, i can't wait, in the everglades. i'm pu
the government hasn't proven the photos could damage national security. >>> president hugo chavez will not be able to attend his inauguration ceremony. they have called for supporters to show up in front of the presidential palace for a rally >>> hamid karzai is conducting high level rounds this week at the pentagon talking about u.s. presence in his country. he will meet with secretary of state clinton later today and president obama tomorrow. >> jerry sandusky back in court today hoping to get his child sex abuse conviction overturned. his attorneys are agoing the court did not give them enough time to prepare for trial. the judge will rule on the appeal at a later date. >>> tomorrow, we'll know if the man accused of a mass shooting inside an aurora colorado movie theater will go on trial. james holmes preliminary hearing ended wednesday, two days earlier than expected. the defense called no witnesses. prosecutors showed several photos taken from his home, including self-portraits and images taken from inside the cinema several weeks before 12 people were killed. casey wian is o
's hugo chavez's inauguration. this as the opposition party steps up calls for the careta r caretaker. at the same time, bonds have rallied on speculation that a government transition could soon be under way. joining us with his thoughts, neal sherring. good to see you. >> good morning. >> what is going to happen in venezuela? >> i think it's very difficult to say with any precision as to what is going to happen next. i think what we can say is the expectations that we're going to get somehow a smooth transition for the current socialist@administration to a more market friendly administration, i think they're going to be disappointed. wa we've seen in the world over the past few years, is these transitions, when they do happen, are rarely smooth. there's always bumps along the way. i think actually if you look at the rally we've had in bond yields, as the bond markets -- >> down to five-year lows. >> down to five-year lows, but they start to sell off over the past couple of days. and i think that reflected a growing sense of the market that things aren't going to be quite as smooth. >
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